Astronomy, B.A.

Requirements for a Major in Astronomy

Thirty-five semester hours including:
Required Courses
PHY 1420General Physics I4
PHY 1430General Physics II4
PHY 2350Modern Physics3
PHY 2360Mathematical and Computational Physics3
PHY 2455Foundations of Astronomy4
PHY 3320Intermediate Classical Mechanics3
PHY 3350Topics in Astronomy3
PHY 3455Observational Astronomy4
PHY 4150Instructional Observing1
PHY 4350Introduction to Stellar Structure and Evolution3
PHY 4351Introduction to Modern Cosmology3
PHY 4001Exit Exam0
Required Courses in Other Fields
CHE 1301Basic Principles of Modern Chemistry I3
CSI 1430Introduction to Computer Science I with Laboratory4
MTH 1321Calculus I3
MTH 1322Calculus II3
MTH 2311Linear Algebra3
MTH 2321Calculus III3
MTH 3325Ordinary Differential Equations3
MTH 3326Partial Differential Equations3
Total Hours60